By Mary Higgins Clark
On the middle of the unconventional are of the author's such a lot loved characters, Alvirah, the lottery winner became beginner sleuth, and her husband, Willey, either one of them stuck up in a Christmas secret that calls on all of Alvitah's deductive powers, in addition to Willy's world-class logic. the tale starts whilst a tender single girl leaves her infant baby at the rectory doorstep on the church at the higher West part of ny. on the comparable second, contained in the church, a tender guy is stealing a precious artifact, a chalice decorated with a unmarried star-shaped diamond. either the baby and the chalice disappear. Seven years later, a couple of weeks earlier than Christmas, Alvirah and Willy are busy aiding Willy's sister Cordelia, a nun who runs a thrift store that doubles as an after-school take care of for local little ones, organize for the impending Christmas competition. the way forward for the defend is threatened, even if, while town condemns the construction for that use, and it's furthered jeopardized whilst a close-by brownstone to which the protect used to be to be moved seems to were willed to a tender couple who have been tenants within the development. Alvirah refuses to think that the desire is real and units out to end up that the couple are con artists. quickly she is desirous about the secret of the chalice and the kid.
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